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North West Museum of Road Transport

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Great place, lovely to see some nostalgic buses etc, it’s worth the visit and you can’t really... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
mendoza8
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Warrington, United Kingdom
via mobile
Kids loved it

A great little place to take kids. Staff are kind and helpful and are happy to share their... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
ChristinaAlandJess57
,
St Helens, United Kingdom
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“model railway”(5 reviews)
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51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Visited yesterday as they were holding a 'running day'. Many old buses and coaches were taking patrons on trips around various parts of St Helens. The static displays were excellent, of special interest was the double decker bus converted into a mobile hone which toured...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NeilS303
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Great place, lovely to see some nostalgic buses etc, it’s worth the visit and you can’t really spend too long there especially when the cafes shut. But great place anyhow

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mendoza8
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Fun trip out with 2 year old. Loved looking round and going inside all the buses. Fab cheap day out in the wet weather. Will return. Thanks to the friendly staff

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Renno72
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A great little place to take kids. Staff are kind and helpful and are happy to share their knowledge. It's a very interesting place to spend an hour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristinaAlandJess57
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Having no particular special interest in transport we were uncertain what we'd make of this museum. We found it very enjoyable and even better our toddler had a fantastic time too. She enjoyed climbing up to look on the different buses, playing with the toys...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank N2673TKsarahj
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very good place to visit if you like transport particularly buses. It’s only open on a weekend, it’s situated in an old bus depot and there is a few cars but mostly buses, you are able to go on a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Housed in a large glass roofed building; the oldest part of which, built in 1882, was the depot for St Helens' horse drawn trams (you can still see evidence of the original horse stalls). Extended over the years to accommodate steam trams; then trolley buses...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 2mercury
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit if you are interested in the past, old vehicles and the way life used to be. I don't go there as often as I would like to , but it never disappoints .especially If on a classic motorcycles or car...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank steveb1948
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Why this place was ever built is beyond me, if you like staring in Windows that's all you,ll do at this place because it's never open I live quite near this place & only ever seen it open once to put something else in you,ll...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Gina G
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We took our grandchildren , age three and seven to the St Helens Transport Museum. They absolutely loved it. There were different types of double decker buses, single decker buses, cars , motorbikes and bicycles. Something for everyone. You can go aboard lots of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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DMcMc001
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, i was a visitor myself so i think contacting the museum directly would be your best option.
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